July

         1       Coming of the Light, First Missionaries to the Torres Strait, 1871

         1       Henry and John Venn, Priests, Evangelical Divines, 1797 and 1813

         4       PENTECOST 6

         6       John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and Thomas More, Scholar, Martyrs, 1535

       11       BENEDICT OF NURSIA, Abbot of Monte Casino, Father of Western Monasticism, patron of Europe, c550

       13       Sydney James Kirkby, bishop, pioneer of outback ministry and the Bush Church Aid Society, 1935

       14       JOHN KEBLE & THE FOUNDERS OF THE OXFORD MOVEMENT

       15       Bonaventure, Friar, Bishop, Teacher of the Faith, 1274

       18       CATHOLIC RENEWAL SUNDAY

       19       Gregory of Nyssa, and his sister Macrina, Deaconess, Teachers of the Faith, c394 and c379

       20       Margaret of Antioch, Martyr, 4th Cent.

       20       Bartolmé de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566

       22       MARY MAGDALENE

       23       Bridget of Sweden, Abbess of Vadstena, Patron of Europe, 1373

       25       JAMES, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

       26       Anne and Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

       27       Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop of Durham, Teacher of the Faith, 1901

       29       Mary, Martha & Lazarus, Companions of the Lord

       30       William Wilberforce, Social Reformer, Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Clarkson: Anti-Slavery Campaigners, 1833, 1797 and 1846 & all Social Reformers

       31       Joseph of Arimathea

       31       Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus, 1566

 

August

         1       PENTECOST 10

         4       John-Baptist Vianney, the Curé d’Ars, Spiritual Guide, 1859

         5       Oswald, King of Northumbria, Martyr, 642

         6       THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

         7       Holy Name

         7       John Mason Neale, Priest, Hymn Writer, 1866

         8       PENTECOST 11

         8       Mary MacKillop of the Cross, Founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Cross, 1909

         9       Mary Sumner, Founder of the Mothers’ Union, 1921

       10       Laurence, Deacon at Rome, 258

       11       Clare of Assisi, Founder of the Minoresses (Poor Clares), 1253

       13       Jeremy Taylor, Bishop of Down & Connor, Teacher of the Faith, 1667

       14       Martyrs of the 20th Century 20th C Martyrs, including Maximilian Kolbe (d 1941), Maria Skobtsova (d 1945), Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Russia (d 1918), Martin Luther King (d 1968)

       15       MARY, MOTHER OF OUR LORD

       20       Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux, Teacher of the Faith, 1153

       20       William and Catherine Booth, Founder of the Salvation Army, 1912 and 1890

       22       PENTECOST 13

       24       BARTHOLOMEW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

       27       Monica, Mother of Augustine of Hippo, 387

       28       Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, Teacher of the Faith, 430

       29       PENTECOST 14

       30       John Bunyan, Spiritual Writer, 1688

       31       BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (from 29th)

                  Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 651

 

September

         1       CONSECRATION & DEDICATION OF CHURCH, 1903

         2       THE MARTYRS OF NEW GUINEA, 1942

         3       Gregory of Rome, Teacher of the Faith, 640; Eliza Darling

         4       Birinus of Dorchester, Apostle of Wessex, 650

         4       Translation of St Cuthbert

         5       SUNDAY IN OCTAVE OF DEDICATION

         6       St Michael of Colossae

         8       BIRTH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

         9       Charles Fuge Lowder, Priest, 1880

       11       Mother Esther CHN, Founder of the Community of the Holy Name, 1931

       12       PENTECOST 16

       13       John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, Teacher of the Faith, 407

       14       HOLY CROSS DAY

       15       Our Lady of Sorrows

       15       John Oliver Feetham, Bishop and Bush Brother, 1947

       16       Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, bishop and martyr, 258

       16       Ninian, Bishop of Galloway, Apostle to the Picts, c432

       16       Edward Bouverie Pusey, Priest, Tractarian, 1882

       17       Hildegard, Abbess of Bingen, Visionary, 1179

       18       John Ramsden Wollaston, Priest and Missionary of Western Australia, 1856

       19       PENTECOST 17

       20       John Coleridge Patterson, First Bishop of Melanesia, and his Companions, Martyrs, 1871

       20       Andrew Kin Taegon and the Martyrs of Korea and the Pacific

       21       MATTHEW, APOSTLE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR

       22       Ember Wednesday

       23       Thecla, Virgin 1st C.

       24       Ember Friday

       24       Our Lady of Walsingham

       25       Ember Saturday

       25       Sergius of Radonezh, Russian Monastic, Reformer, Teacher of the Faith, 1392

       25       Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester, Spiritual Writer, 1626

       26       MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS (from 29)

       27       Vincent de Paul, Founder of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists) 1660

       28       Wenceslas, Prince, Martyr, Apostle to the Czechs, c907

       30       Jerome, Translator of the Scriptures, Teacher of the Faith, 420

 

October

         2       The Guardian Angels

         3       PENTECOST 19

         5       Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226 (from 4)

         5       Augustus Short, First Bishop of Adelaide, 1883

         6       William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, Martyr, 1536

         7       Blessed Virgin of the Rosary

         9       Denys, Bishop of Paris and his Companions, Martyrs, c258

         9       Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, Philosopher, Scientist, 1253

         9       John Henry Newman, Priest, Teacher, Tractarian, 1890

       10       PENTECOST 20

       11       Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675

       12       Elizabeth Fry, Prison Reformer, 1845

       12       Wilfrid of Ripon, Bishop, Missionary, 709

       13       Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066

       15       Teresa of Avila, Teacher of the Faith, 1582

       16       Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worchester and Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, Martyrs

       17       PENTECOST 21

       19       LUKE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR (from 18)

       24       PENTECOST 22

       24       United Nations, Inaugurated 1945

       26       Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, Scholar, 899

       26       Cedd, Abbot of Lastingham, bishop of the East Saxons, 664

       28       SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS

       29       James Hannington, Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, Martyr in Uganda, 1885

       31       PENTECOST 23

       31       Martin Luther, 1546 and other Continental Reformers

 

November

         2       ALL SOULS

         3       Richard Hooker, Priest, Anglican Apologist, Teacher of the Faith, 1600

         4       Charles Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan, Reformer, 1584

         5       Laying of Foundation Stone of 1st Church 1882?

         6       William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher, 1944

         7       ALL SAINTS (from 1)

         8       Saints, Martyrs, Missionaries and Teachers of the Anglican Communion

         9       Margery Kempe, Mystic, c1440

       10       Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, Teacher of the Faith, 461

       11       Martin, Bishop of Tours, c397

       11       Armistice Day

       13       Charles Simeon, Priest, Evangelical Divine, 1836

       13       Benedictine Saints

       14       PENTECOST 25

       14       Benedictine Souls

       16       Margaret, Queen of Scotland, Philanthropist, Reformer of the Church, 1093

       16       Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240

       17       Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, 1200

       18       Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Thuringia, Philanthropist, 1231

       19       Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680

       19       Mechtild, Béguine of Magdeburg, Mystic, 1280

       20       Edmund, King of the East Angles, Martyr

       20       Priscilla Lydia Sellon, Restorer of the Religious Life in the Church of England, 1876

       21       CHRIST THE KING

       22       Cecilia, Martyr at Rome, c230

       23       Clement, Bishop of Rome, c100

       24       Andrew Dung-Lac, 1839 and the martyrs of Vietnam

       25       Catherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th Cent.

       25       James Noble, first indigenous Australian ordained, 1941

       25       Isaac Watts, Hymn Writer, 1748

       28       ADVENT 1

       29       Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Missionary Work of the Church

       30       ANDREW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

 

December

         1       Charles de Foucauld, Hermit, Servant of the Poor, 1916

         2       Frances Perry, Founder of Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, 1892

         2       Channing Moore Williams, Anglican Missionary Bishop to China and Japan, 1910

         3       Francis Xavier, Apostle of the Indies, missionary, 1552

         4       The Rorate Mass

         5       ADVENT 2

         6       Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c326

         7       Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, Teacher of the Faith, 397

         8       The Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

         8       Richard Baxter, Pastor and Spiritual Writer, 1691

       12       ADVENT 3

       13       Samuel Johnson, Moralist, 1784

       14       John of the Cross, Poet, Teacher of the Faith, 1591

       15       LUCY, MARTYR AT SYRACUSE, 304 (from 13)

       15       Ember Wednesday

       17       Ember Friday

       17       O Sapientia

       17       Eglantine Jebb, Social Reformer, Founder of “Save the Children”, 1928

       18       Ember Saturday

       19       ADVENT 4

       21       THOMAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

       25       THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD; CHRISTMAS DAY

       26       STEPHEN, DEACON AND FIRST MARTYR

       27       JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST

       28       HOLY INNOCENTS

       29       Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr, 1170

       30       Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1905

       31       John Wyclif, Reformer, 1384